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Guide for metal detecting baseball, soccer, and football fields

baseballIn this article, I’ll give you a full guide to metal detect sports fields.

I’ll talk mainly about baseball and soccer. However, the tips that you’re going to find in this article holds true for football, softball…

If you have any questions, leave them in comments below.

Sweet spots to metal detect in a sports field

Sports fields are large. So it’s good to be strategic and scan certain areas. read more

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Can metal detectors find Native American Artifacts and arrowheads?

Native AmericanMany detectorists are wondering if their machines could detect Indian artifacts especially arrowheads.

The answer depends on the type of the artifact and the time when it was made.

Native Americans didn’t know how to handle metal stuff except for copper.

So, if the relic is made out of copper, you can find it with your metal detector. read more

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Metal detecting plowed field: pro tips

plowed fieldPlowed fields (or Ploughed if you’re on the other side of the Atlantic) are a popular site that detectorists always visit.

I’ll explain what is the difference between metal detecting fields in the UK and The US. And what’s the best way to do that in each case.

Then, I’ll give you some tips. And finally, I’ll talk about why detectorists think plowed fields are a good spot to hunt. read more

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Places to metal detect without permission

Places to metal detect without permission

I’ll share with you five places to metal detect without permission. But, before we start, please note:

  • This article is for informational purposes only and not for providing legal advice.
  • Even if the place is open for detectorists without a permission, it’s a good idea to get one just in case.
  • Be responsible, dig small and clean holes and fill them back again after you recover the target. Irresponsible detectorists are making things harder for the rest of the community. If you leave a spot with many holes, the city council may decide to require permission and may even ban metal detecting.

So let’s go back to the famous question: where can I detect without permission? And here’s where you can enjoy your freedom.

Your Yard

The most obvious place where you can metal detect without a permission is your own yard! read more

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How detectorists dig hard ground (dry, frozen, rocky…)

You got an interesting signal from your metal detector. You grab your digging tool. You stab it on the ground. Then…

Bam…the ground is hard as concrete. The the trowel barely scratched the surface.

In this article, I’ll give some tips that may help you deal with four types of hard to dig ground (dry, frozen, rocky and root infested). Use the table of contents to navigate easily. read more

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Colorado gold rush

NuggetThe Colorado gold rush A.K.A the Pikes Peak gold rush was one of the largest ones in US history. Tens of thousands of miners flooded the area looking for quick money. This massive immigration led to the creation of many cities and the state of Colorado, which was a part of Kansas and Nebraska.

Many of the founded cities during the gold rush became ghost towns but some of them remained like Denver. This is due to many reasons. The quantity of the easy-to-reach gold decreased drastically. Moreover, gold was discovered in California. read more

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Best metal detector for archery – how to find lost arrows

One of the common issues that archers face is losing their arrows. You aim at a target, you shoot an arrow, you miss (I’m sure it’s not your fault, just a bow malfunction…) then the arrow is lost inside the grass.

You go where it fell trying to recover it. But it is lost inside the grass. Loosing many arrows is expensive. So you need an easy and quick solution to find them, which is a metal detector. read more

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Best metal detector for pipes

You want to start a project in your yard, you’re afraid that you may damage a pipe or an utility line while digging. This is why you’re looking for a detector to find where they are. Congrats, you’ve landed on the right website.

Best metal detector for pipes

To make the long story short, the best metal detectors for pipes are too expensive and they’re for pros (like the RIDGID 19238 NaviTrack Scout Locator). read more

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Best metal detector for archaeology

archeologyThe use of metal detectors in archeology is becoming more and more popular. It is a simple inexpensive tool that makes evaluating and excavating archeological sites way easier.

There are many machines that you can choose from. In this article, I’ll help you to pick the best one for you.

Best metal detector for archeology

There is an overwhelming number of detectors on the market. To make things easier, I’ll divide them into three categories. Each one of them is the best for a certain type of sites and a  certain level of accuracy. read more

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Best metal detector for gold nuggets prospecting+ helpful pro tips

NuggetGold is one of the rarest and most precious elements on earth. It can be processed into jewelry, bullion, coins…. Or it can be raw (nuggets).

The first type can be found with any standard sensor. However, for nuggets prospecting, you need a specialized detector.

In this article, I’ll talk about the best metal detectors for gold nuggets prospecting. After that, I’ll give a bonus that I’m sure you are going to like. read more

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Accessories for metal detecting – the Ultimate list

Accessories for metal detectingDid you buy a new metal detector? And now you’re looking for some accessories to take your metal detecting experience to the next level?


In this article, I listed 15 metal detecting accessories. Some of them are necessary. Others are optional.

If you think there’s an accessory that I forgot to mention, write it in the comments. read more

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Best Metal Detector: the Ultimate step-by-step buyer’s guide

best metal detectorYou spent a lot of time watching YouTube videos of people unearthing precious finds.

You want to join them, but the only missing thing is the metal detector…

You are kind of confused between all the brands available in the market. And you’re wondering what is the best metal detector?

Congrats, you’ll find what you’re looking for in this article! And here is a list for the best ones out there: read more

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Best metal detectors for beginners – top 5 picks

best metal detectorIn this post, I listed 5 of the best metal detectors for beginners. They’re good entry-level devices that will pay their cost in a reasonable amount of time.

You can use them to find jewelry, gold rings, watches, car keys, coins, survey pins, iron pipes…

They can find targets a few inches deep even under concrete. read more